Eager to try out fall's hottest shades, but not quite ready to layer on the heavy lipsticks? Try a transitional gloss! Creamy, pigmented lipglosses give you a hit of plush color, but let you keep the shiny, lightweight finish that's been your staple all summer long. You can choose a sophisticated pink like Selena Gomez, or go full-on fall with shades of aubergine, scarlet and berry. Here, our favorite glosses that will take your lips from summer to fall. Check them out!
Shine addicts rejoice--this runway-ready gloss from Nars delivers a dazzling luster and color that won't fade or feather. It features natural plant waxes, rice lipids and jojoba oil to moisturize and protect against free radical damage. Our fave shade? Como, a shimmering berry that looks absolutely fetching with fall's ladylike clothing trend.
Hip NYC designer Charlotte Ronson brings her effortlessly cool aesthetic to the beauty world with the launch of her eponymous new line. These cool glosses are housed in a heart-shaped tube and feature a gel matrix formula that provides luminous shine, without any stickiness. Each shade is inspired by one of her famous friends, including DJ sister (and Lindsay Lohan's ex), Samantha Ronson.
This luscious lip color is more than just a pretty face--it's formulated with 10 times more active ingredients than your average lipstick, giving it myriad skin care benefits. SPF 20 protects while vitamin A, centella asiatica plant extract and mango butter hydrate, firm and plump. Its unique serum texture gives it a silky smooth application that leaves lips looking sensual and supple.
Glosses have a low-maintenance appeal that's hard to resist, but they generally don't have the best track record when it comes to longevity. If you're sick of your lip lacquer pulling a disappearing act halfway through the day, try this long-wear gloss from Rimmel--its cotton-enriched formula provides color and shine that will last well past lunchtime.
Suffer from an addiction to shimmer? Bobbi Brown has the cure--the makeup master's new High Shimmer Lip Gloss is jam-packed with glitz. The secret to its amped-up sparkle is a special mix of pearls that are suspended in a clear base to provide optimum glimmer. We're obsessed with Plum Gold, a vampy hue shot through with an ber-flattering bronze pearlescence.
This buttery balm is part makeup, part treatment. It features centella asiatica, vitamins, aloe, shea butter and camphor to repair dry, cracked lips and condition your parched pout. The sheer shades provide a subtle, shiny wash of color that helps lips look healthy and hydrated. Available in October.
If you like your lip looks bold and bright, then this saturated pencil from Urban Decay is right up your alley. It delivers the opaque pigment of a lipstick, with the glistening finish of a gloss. We're crushing on Fbomb, a steamy, sumptuous scarlet that demands attention.
This super-sized gloss delivers larger-than-life color and shine. Use the gigantic wand to apply the conditioning formula to lips with just one easy swipe. It just goes to show that when it comes to your lips, bigger really is better.